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originally posted by: MeteoraXV
point is, i have never really come across a 100% solid ultimate argument that justifies piracy. yet almost everyone does it. at the most fundamental level, piracy is inherently wrong and there are laws in place against it. but if anyone can convince me in favour of piracy or more specifically, unrestricted and free acquistion of this type of information (media and entertainment) then my mind will finally be at peace
originally posted by: solargeddon
a reply to: MeteoraXV
I can justify piracy in these easy steps...
originally posted by: mOjOm
I doubt any clear line can be drawn whether it be for just one person or everybody. But in order to try let's start be defining the terms we are going to use.
What defines Piracy vs. Sharing???
If I buy a CD and loan it to you when is it piracy???
When you make a copy???
After I loan it out to 100 more people or 1000 more???
Or just loaning it to you???
What if I buy it, but then play it in the open for anyone to enjoy whenever they want???
The point is, I purchased it, but then after that point when is Sharing what I paid for become Piracy and exactly what is the difference between the two???